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-I Swansea Harbour Trust. Weekly Trade Report. Officially Communicated. Bad weather and the holidays during the past week had a more detrimental effect on the trade of the port than is usual. Com- pared with the corresponding week of last year there is a lops of 88,000 tons. In all departments dulness ruled. There is some prospect of improvement in the near future. The list of vessels to load general cargo is larger than ever previously. The shipment of coal andjpatent fuel were 48,870 tons. Imports include--Sweden 200 tons gen., Gesmany 196 tons general, Holland and Belgium 170 tons clay and 750 tons general France 1892 tons pitwood, 100 tons general and 1420 tons iron ore, Spain 640 tons pit- wood, Chili 750 tons copper proddce, New York 470 tons general, Mexico 279 tons cop- per and 571 tons copper matte. Imports 12,463 tons, exports 52,722 tons and total trade 65,185 tons compared with 89,734 tons the previous week and 108,097 tons the corresponding week last year. Shipments of coal were -Sweden 655 tons. Batoum and Odessa 200 tons, Ger- many 2720 tons, France 28,450 tons, Spain 1610 tons, Portugal 785 tons, Italy 5800 tons, Baltimore 1100 tons, Savannah 500 tons, Home ports 5820 tons, total 41,640 tons. Patent fuel-France 4280 tons, Italy 2500 tons, total 5730 tons. Tinplates and general goods 4,852 tons, the latter for Sweden, Denmark, Russia Germany, France. Spain, Italy and hozae ports. Shipments of tinplate 51,982 boxes, and receipts from works 52,574 boxes. Stocks in the dock warehouses and vans, 176,992 boxes compared with 176,360 boxes this day week and 181,686 boxes at this date last year To load-Juno and Veghtstroom for Amsterdam, Milo for Rotterdam, Apollo & Tasso far Antwerp, steamer for Hambur > Karin for Copenhagen and Stettin, Thetis for Nantes and Bordeaux, Avon for Alex- andria, Gascon for Liqbon and Oporto, Pavia and Venedotian for Mediterranean ports, Brooklyn City for New York, Marima for Rio de Janeiro, Kaisow for Japanse pts. Vessels in dock-Steam 49; sail 84; tot il 85.

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